(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Friday, 23 September 2022) At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 1,265 km East of Central Luzon (17.7°N, 133.9°E). Southwest Monsoon affecting the western sections of Central and Southern Luzon. ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE OUTSIDE PAR AS OF 3:00 AM TODAY TROPICAL DEPRESSION LOCATION: 1,775 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON (25.5°N, 138.4°E) MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 45 KM/H NEAR THE CENTER GUSTINESS: UP TO 55 KM/H MOVEMENT: NORTHWESTWARD AT 25 KM/H . Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE & DINAGAT ISLANDS Weather Condition: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms. Caused by: Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms Impacts: Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms FORECAST WIND & COASTAL WATER CONDITIONS: Place: SURIGAO DEL NORTE, SIARGAO ISLANDS & DINAGAT ISLANDS Wind Speed: Slight to Moderate Wind Direction: Southwest to West Coastal Waters: Slight to Moderate / (0.6 to 2.1 meters OVER SURIGAO CITY: Maximum Temperature: 02:00 PM Yesterday ------ 34.9°C Minimum Temperature: 02:00 AM Today ------- 23.6°C Maximum Relative Humidity: 02:00 AM Today --- 88% Minimum Relative Humidity: 02:00 PM Yesterday ---- 54% TIDES: (Courtesy of NAMRIA) High Tide: 07:45 AM Today = 1.1 m Low Tide: 04:31 PM Today = 0.1 m Sunrise: Today: 05:27 AM Sunset: Today: 05:34 PM

Friday, September 16, 2022

Barangay Visit starts in Tandag City

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur – The Barangay Visitation of the local government unit of Tandag City under the leadership of Mayor Roxanne Pimentel has resumed starting on September 14, 2022  after 2 years of restrictions due to CoviD-19 devastated the country. 

Photo Credit: LGU-Tandag City
With the current administration’s goal for everyone to have the right access to quality health care, the city government offers free and quality medical services to all the 21 barangays in the city during the visitation.

The LGU has invited volunteer doctors to serve the barangays, especially those that do not have easy access to quality and affordable health care. On top of this, the city government also provides free medicines to anyone who needs it.

During the implementation of the Barangay Visit, several free services were offered such as dental, COVID-19 vaccination, nutrition, agricultural, civil registrary, social welfare and development  including eye screening and eyeglass distribution, registration of large animals, and veterinary services were conducted simultaneously. The libreng gupit and libreng eye-care program were also offered.

Based on the report, a total of 489 clients from Barangays of Mabuhay and Maticdum benefitted from the services during the first day of  its implementation.

The residents were grateful as they availed the different services offered during the activity.

“This is a great help to us, the seniors and children including myself are very grateful because we received a lot of free services, thank you Mayor Roxanne," - Pablita Ajos, one of the recipients said.

The Barangay Visit is a biannual program of the city government which aims to bring government services closer to the people. For this batch, it will run starting September 14, 2022, until October 5, 2022. (PIA-Surigao del Sur)

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